Summary

De’Niaya Thomas is a Film graduate of Full Sail University. She also received a master’s degree in Entertainment Business from Full Sail University and graduated as Valedictorian. De'Niaya began working in the film industry in late 2015. Since then she has worked on shows and films for networks and companies such as Food Network, Aspire, Netflix, HGTV, ESPN and several others. DeNiaya's aspirations are to be a film writer and director. De’Niaya currently owns a production company, D Best Productions.

Credits

8/19 – Current

Production Coordinator Restaurant Impossible (Season 16)

Food Network — Reality/Doc (TV) — Lando Entertainment
8/19 – Current
4/19 – 7/19

Assistant Production Coordinator Restaurant Impossible (Season 15)

Food Network — Reality/Doc (TV) — Lando Entertainment
4/19 – 7/19
12/18 – 12/18

Production Assistant Home Depot College Football Awards

ESPN — Live / Special Event (TV) — ESPN Details
12/18 – 12/18

Transfer trophies from backstage to interview rooms, assist with guest and crew needs, manage crafty, and set up production office.

8/17 – 8/18

Production Assistant House Hunters

HGTV — Reality/Doc (TV) Details
8/17 – 8/18

Pick up gear from rental houses, drive cargo and mini vans, shop for and manage crafty, make an airport run, and load and unload gear daily.

7/18 – 7/18

Utility MLS Allstar Week

ESPN — Live / Special Event (TV) — ESPN Details
7/18 – 7/18

Assist with audio and video setup, load and unload gear, set up goal post, setup cameras, lay triax cable.

6/18 – 6/18

Production Assistant Southern and Hungry (Season 2)

Cooking Channel — Reality/Doc (TV) — Triage Entertainment Details
6/18 – 6/18

Pick up crew vehicles, drive crew to and from set, make runs, shop for and manage crafty, make an airport run, assist with setting up lights on set, manage release forms, load and unload gear daily.

6/18 – 6/18

Production Assistant The Voice

NBC — Live / Special Event (TV) — Mark Burnett Productions Details
6/18 – 6/18

Greet contestants, assist contestants with getting to audition rooms.

1/18 – 3/18

Production Assistant Trigger Warning With Killer Mike (Season 1)

FX — Reality/Doc (TV) — Abso Lutely! Productions Details
1/18 – 3/18

Drive crew to and from set, make runs, shop for and manage crafty, print out call sheets, get talent release forms signed, collect lunch orders.

Recos

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Education

Class of '18

Full Sail University

Master's/Entertainment Business
Class of '17

Full Sail University

Bachelor's/Film

My Gear

  • Sony A7s
  • Zoom F4 Multitrack Field Recorder
  • Canon Rebel

Skills

  • Final Draft
  • Movie Magic Budgeting
  • Final Cut Pro X
  • Microsoft Office Suite